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Behaviour Change

Sensory Integration Therapy Trial For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Posted on 9 August 2017 by Elizabeth Randell

Background The SenITA team all very excited as the trial is now going live and open to recruitment. SenITA is a pragmatic randomised controlled trial (RCT) of sensory integration therapy (SIT) versus usual care for sensory processing difficulties in autism spectrum disorder (AST) children – funded by the National Institute of Health Research Health Technology Assessment
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Events

Right Evidence, Better Decisions: National Institute of Health Research Dissemination Centre

Posted on 19 July 2017 by Victoria Shepherd

Background Earlier this month I was invited to attend an event at the Wellcome Collection in London being held to launch the latest themed review by the National Institute of Health Research Dissemination Centre. The Dissemination Centre help clinicians, commissioners and patients to make evidence-based decisions about which treatments and practices are most effective and
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Events

Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN) Annual Conference 2017

Posted on 12 June 2017 by Fiona Lugg

Background I attended the Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN) annual conference in Edinburgh, 1-2 June 2017. There were around 300 delegates with almost 100 talks. Attendees were from across the UK, Korea, Italy, Germany, Australia and the United States, this included representative from various Governments, Funders, Academia & members of the Scottish Public Panel. The Administrative
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Children and Young People, Events

We’re Not In Kansas Anymore … Or Even Wales

Posted on 24 May 2017 by Michael Robling

Background In the last fortnight I was fortunate to have attended the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in San Francisco at the vast Moscone Convention Center. Around 6000, mostly US-based, delegates attended and yet were all comfortably accommodated within just one of the three parts of the centre (and the smaller one at that).
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